Christine Mendoza MHS, CCC-SLP, Pediatric Speech Therapist
Christine graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2006 with a Bachelor of the Arts in Psychology. Soon after she continued her education in Speech-Language Pathology and earned a 2nd Bachelors in 2008 from Elmhurst College. Christine later received a Masters of Health Science in Communication Disorders from Governors State University in 2012.
After 4 years of working with adults and geriatrics, Christine decided to complete Early Intervention training to be credentialed with providing care for pediatrics. She has previous hands-on experience from her undergraduate studies working with children between the ages 3-10 in the areas of articulation delay, phonological process delay and receptive/expressive language delay. Also, during her graduate studies Christine provided evaluation and remediation services for children between the ages 3-21 with severe-profound disabilities and autism in the areas of receptive/expressive language, swallowing/feeding and communication modalities (AAC). Christine is a dedicated and collaborative therapist who is always learning from her colleagues, clients and their families. She loves this field and believes that communication is key in order to participate in meaningful interactions, express daily wants/needs and enhance socialization skills.
Certification and Training:
- Bachelor of the Arts in Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago
- Bachelor of the Arts in Speech-Language Pathology, Elmhurst College
- Master of Health Science in Communication Disorders, Governors State University
- Certified Speech-Language Pathologist
- Credentialed Early Intervention Speech-Language Pathologist
- Member of the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA)
- CPR certified